Life can bring with it a lot of stress. There are bills to pay, long hours to work, and sometimes a house to tend to. If you have children, you’re always looking out for their well-being. That takes a lot of effort and focus. By the end of the day, life can really wear you out. Many days you probably just want to sink in the couch, watch the evening news, and drift off to sleep. You are probably not thinking about sculpting compounds-but maybe you should be! Whether it’s crafting, books, or running, participating in a club can be a great way to relax and distress, while giving you a little “me” time. After all, with how busy and hectic life can be, sometimes you can forget about how important it is to carve out a little time for yourself, even if it’s just an hour here and an hour there.
It’s not really important what sort of club you join. The most important thing is you’re doing something you love, something you’ve always wanted to learn, or something that’s just fun. It’s also great to interact with a lot of different people. Busy professionals may spend long hours at the office with the same coworkers. Parents may see their kids so much that need a little adult time. Whether you go to a crafting club and use some stroke ‘n coat glaze on some pottery or you’re in a gardening club where you learn how to apply organic fertilizer, it doesn’t matter. The important thing is you are making an investment in yourself that will make you happier and healthier. Ironically, getting away from your life will probably allow you to handle it better!
Another great thing about clubs is they might allow you to dip your toe in the waters of a particular activity without having to make a huge investment. Sure, there might be dues or fees to pay, but say for instance you want to join a camping club. There might be other members who are willing to borrow you some gear, or they may have some gear that belongs to the club. That can be a lot less expensive than investing in your own! And if you’re crafting, maybe you don’t own your own potter’s wheel or kiln silver clay. That may not be a big deal, as the club might be able to congregate at someone’s house that has those supplies, or a local store that sponsors the club might provide the equipment. Really, joining a club is all positives-look into joining one today!
Joining a club isn’t just for school-age kids-it can be for anyone! And quality sculpting compounds and crafting supplies are for anyone, too. Check out AMACO and see the difference. Whether you need stroke ‘n coat underglazes or kiln silver clay, AMACO is the first and last place you should go!